Belfast Telegraph

Friday 18 April 2014

American Express' boost

American Express card holders used their cards more and spent more in the third quarter than a year earlier, the company said, crediting those increases for a 13% jump in its net income.

Card holders spent $3,739 (£2,377) on average using American Express cards during the quarter, a 12% increase from last year, while card users' spending rose 16% overall.